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Buhari congratulates Ghana’s Akufo-Addo, says election “historic”

Nana Akufo-Addo

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, on his victory in the December 7 Ghana presidential election.

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Chief Edwin Clark

URHOBO, IJAW conflict: How Clark took wind out of militants’ sails

FORMER Ijaw militants drawn from Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Bayelsa and Ondo states, met, penultimate Thursday, at Port Harcourt, Rivers State, threatening reprisal if Urhobo people went ahead to harm any Ijaw indigene following the now suspended 14-day ultimatum slammed on Ijaw residents in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State by Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Youth Wing, Udu chapter.

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•Dr Cairo Ojuogboh

Only three governors frustrating peace in PDP – Cairo Ojuogboh, Sheriff’s deputy

The National Working Committee headed by Ali Modu Sheriff is very desirous of reconciliation and working assiduously towards it but three governors would not let this party be; only three governors are the headache in this whole thing. One of them came out to say that Ali Modu Sheriff and his people are spoilers; let me tell you that Ali Modu Sheriff can never be a spoiler. The only thing Ali Modu Sheriff is spoiling is impunity and it is when impunity is spoilt and dumped in the garbage bin that PDP will rise again.

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Electoral officials use a lantern and a smartphone torchlight to assist people to vote late on December 7, 2016 at a polling station in Tamale, northern region.
Counting was underway after presidential and parliamentary polls in Ghana on December 7, 2016, with incumbent John Mahama taking on rival Nana Akufo-Addo for the top job with no clear favourite in a high-stakes race. / AFP PHOTO

Ghana election in photos

Ghana election: Ghanaians started lining up at voting stations on Wednesday to elect a president and parliament, in polls dominated by a three-year economic downturn that led to heavy job losses and price hikes. President John Mahama is running for a second four-year term in the West African nation rich in gold, cocoa, diamonds, aluminium,
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